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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _knowen_, from Old English _cnāwan_ (“to know, perceive, recognise”), from Proto-Germanic _*knēaną_ (“to know”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ǵneh₃-_ (“to know”). Cognate with Scots _knaw_ (“to know, recognise”), Icelandic _kná_ (“to know, know how to, be able”).

From Middle English knowen, from Old English cnāwan (to know, perceive, recognise), from Proto-Germanic *knēaną (to know), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know). Cognate with Scots knaw (to know, recognise), Icelandic kná (to know, know how to, be able).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /nəʊ/ * (US) IPA(key): /noʊ/ * Rhymes: -əʊ * Homophones: no, noh

  • (UK) IPA(key): /nəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /noʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ
  • Homophones: no, noh

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

KNOW (_third-person singular simple present_ KNOWS, _present participle_ KNOWING, _simple past_ KNEW, _past participle_ KNOWN) * (transitive) To perceive the truth or factuality of; to be certain of or that. _I KNOW that I’m right and you’re wrong.  He KNEW something terrible was going to happen._ * (transitive) To be aware of; to be cognizant of. _Did you KNOW Michelle and Jack were getting divorced? ― Yes, I knew.  She KNOWS where I live.  I KNEW he was upset, but I didn't understand why._ * (transitive) To be acquainted or familiar with; to have encountered. _I KNOW your mother, but I’ve never met your father._ * (transitive) To experience. _Their relationship KNEW ups and downs._ * 1991, Irvin Haas, _Historic Homes of the American Presidents_, p.155: The Truman family KNEW good times and bad, […]. * (transitive) To distinguish, to discern, particularly by contrast or comparison; to recognize the nature of. _to KNOW a person's face or figure;  to KNOW right from wrong;  I wouldn't KNOW one from the other._ * _Bible_, _Matthew 7.16_: Ye shall KNOW them by their fruits. * 1920, Mary Roberts Rinehart, Avery Hopwood, _The Bat_, chapterI: The Bat—they called him the Bat. […]. He'd never been in stir, the bulls had never mugged him, he didn't run with a mob, he played a lone hand, and fenced his stuff so that even the fence couldn't swear he KNEW his face. * 1980, _Armored and mechanized brigade operations_, p.3−29: Flares do not KNOW friend from foe and so illuminate both. Changes in wind direction can result in flare exposure of the attacker while defenders hide in the shadows. * (transitive) To recognize as the same (as someone or something previously encountered) after an absence or change. * _c._ 1645–1688, Thomas Flatman, _Translation of Part of Petronius Arbiter's Satyricon_ At nearer view he thought he KNEW the dead, / And call'd the wretched man to mind. * 1818, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, _Frankenstein_: Ernest also is so much improved, that you would hardly KNOW him: […]. * (followed by HOW and a verb) To understand from experience or study. _Let me do it. I KNOW how it works.  She knows HOW to swim._ * (transitive) To understand (a subject). _She KNOWS chemistry better than anybody else.  KNOW your enemy and KNOW yourself._ * (transitive, archaic, biblical) To have sexual relations with. * 1611, _Bible_ (Authorized, or King James, Version)[1], Genesis 4.1: And Adam KNEW Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. * (intransitive) To have knowledge; to have information, be informed. _It is vital that he not KNOW.  She KNEW of our plan.  He KNOWS about 19th century politics._ * 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, _Zollenstein_, chapterIV: “My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were KNOWN your life would not be worth a curse.” * (intransitive) To be or become aware or cognizant. _Did you know Michelle and Jack were getting divorced? ― Yes, I KNEW._ * (intransitive, obsolete) To be acquainted (with another person). * 1607, William Shakespeare, _Antony and Cleopatra_, act 2, scene 6: You and I have KNOWN, sir. QUOTATIONS * 1599, William Shakespeare, _Julius Caesar_, scene 1: O, that a man might KNOW / The end of this day's business ere it come! / But it sufficeth that the day will end, / And then the end is KNOWN. * 1839, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, _The Light of Stars_, _Voices of the Night_: O fear not in a world like this, / And thou shalt KNOW erelong, / KNOW ho

know (third-person singular simple present knows, present participle knowing, simple past knew, past participle known)

  1. (transitive) To perceive the truth or factuality of; to be certain of or that.
    I know that I’m right and you’re wrong.  He knew something terrible was going to happen.
  2. (transitive) To be aware of; to be cognizant of.
    Did you know Michelle and Jack were getting divorced? ― Yes, I knew.  She knows where I live.I knew he was upset, but I didn't understand why.
  3. (transitive) To be acquainted or familiar with; to have encountered.
    I know your mother, but I’ve never met your father.
  4. (transitive) To experience.
    Their relationship knew ups and downs.
  5. (transitive) To distinguish, to discern, particularly by contrast or comparison; to recognize the nature of.
    to know a person's face or figure;  to know right from wrong;I wouldn't know one from the other.
  6. (transitive) To recognize as the same (as someone or something previously encountered) after an absence or change.
  7. (followed by how and a verb) To understand from experience or study.
    Let me do it. I know how it works.  She knows how to swim.
  8. (transitive) To understand (a subject).
    She knows chemistry better than anybody else.  Know your enemy and know yourself.
  9. (transitive, archaic, biblical) To have sexual relations with.
  10. (intransitive) To have knowledge; to have information, be informed.
    It is vital that he not know.  She knew of our plan.He knows about 19th century politics.
  11. (intransitive) To be or become aware or cognizant.
    Did you know Michelle and Jack were getting divorced? ― Yes, I knew.
  12. (intransitive, obsolete) To be acquainted (with another person).

Quotations

English - Noun

KNOW (_plural_ KNOWS) * Knowledge; the state of knowing. * 1623, William Shakespeare, _Hamlet_ (1623 first folio edition), act 5, scene 2: That on the view and know of these Contents, […] He should the bearers put to […] death, DERIVED TERMS * in the know

know (plural knows)

  1. Knowledge; the state of knowing.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* know in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * know in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* wonk

Que a categoria em CORNISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Cornish - Etymology

From Proto-Celtic _*knuwjā-_ (compare Welsh _cnau_ (“nuts”), Old Breton _cnou_ and Modern Breton _kraoñ_ (“nuts”)).

From Proto-Celtic *knuwjā- (compare Welsh cnau (nuts), Old Breton cnou and Modern Breton kraoñ (nuts)).

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Cornish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [knoʊ]

  • IPA(key): [knoʊ]

Que a categoria em CORNISH - NOUN
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Cornish - Noun

KNOW pl (_singulative_ KNOWEN _or_ KNOFEN) * nuts DERIVED TERMS * know dor * know Frynk

know pl (singulative knowen or knofen)

  1. nuts

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